Public Banking Needed to Stop "Cannibalization" of the Economy

Real News Network's interview with author Michael Hudson on public banks as an alternative to the abuses of big Wall Street finance.

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Mike Krauss on the Fight for Public Banks in the United States

Mike Krauss of the Pennsylvania Project and Public Banking Institute updates this Rotary Club audience on the battle for public banks, as well as how a public bank would be governed and operated.

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The Bank of North Dakota: Political Struggle and Economic Realities

Rozanne Junker, whose PhD dissertation was on the Bank of North Dakota, and who wrote a book on the BND, addresses the questions: How has the BND managed to survive politically? How has the BND helped the North Dakota economy?

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Public Banking Proposal to City of Atlanta

Matthew Charles Cardinale's 2012 speech to the Finance/Executive Committee of the City of Atlanta proposing a public bank to finance affordable housing projects, renewable energy projects, and infrastructure reform in the city.

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Public Banks: Funding the New Economy Around the World

Professor Kurt Von Mettenheim of São Paulo Business School, Getulia Vargas Foundation, discusses public banks from an international perspective, at the 2013 Public Banking conference in San Rafael, California

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Public Banking and Higher Education: University Banks?

At the 2012 Public Banking conference in Philadelphia, Samuel Giles proposes that public universities could set up their own banks, which could then leverage university monies for the university's own use.

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The Great Public Banking Debate

Marc Armstrong, former Executive Director of the Public Banking Institute and currently president of Commonomics USA, debates against  Mark Calabri, Director of Financial Regulation Studies at the CATO Institute, on the desirability of public banks.

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Gwen Hallsmith at La Belle Vie Event Center in Washington

Hallsmith explains that governments make loans all the time, but the current process of depositing public money in private banks distorts the process; public banks would allow direct use of public money for the public good.

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From Scarcity to Abundance: Re-Imagining Money

Ellen Brown's TEDx talk on public banking.

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Richard Wolff on Public Banking

Professor Wolff talks about the Bank of North Dakota--its history, its usefulness as an alternative to Wall Street banks, and why BND endures today, complete with statistics on BND's success.

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